How to Mod your own Drivers if you need to

Discussion in 'Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Section' started by Wolverine69r, Feb 17, 2006.

  1. DocDrak

    DocDrak New Member

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    eVGA 7800GT
    But if I use Windows XP Professional O/S on the exact same computer (no changes in hardware), everything works as it should. With version 81.98 WHQL drivers, the Nvidia logo icon appears in the system tray and I am able to use MBM5 and the Nvidia plugin to read the GPU temp.

    Using Windows 2K3 Server, the Nvidia logo isn't present, and MBM5 can't read the GPU temperature. The MBM5 plugin gets the GPU temp from the driver.

    I got a reply from eVGA, but they did not answer my question regarding a 2K3 32 bit driver, they just told me that the 6200 card did not have temperature monitoring. That can't be true since I do get a GPU temperature under XP from the MBM5 plugin, and the temp rises as expected during game play to around 60C.

    LOL I'm not going to be playing PC video games on a server, but I would like to monitor the system.

    I sent eVGA this screen shot under XP of the temp showing in MBM5:
  2. Stev0

    Stev0 Master Guru

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    Wolverine69r a bit of advice please,I have had this problem ever since I the nvidia drivers went past version 77.50 that I get realy bad curser lag in games on any version after that.
    Its realy annoying because it realy limits what driver I can use because of the lag.
    Is there anything that you would know of this?
  3. blunden

    blunden Master Guru

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    MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X
    You should start a new thread about your problem as it's not really related to this thread. Also, Wolverine69r has been banned for some time so it might go unanswered in here.
  4. Stev0

    Stev0 Master Guru

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    Thanks for the advice but have done own thread before and I got no reply to it,oh well

  5. DocDrak

    DocDrak New Member

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    eVGA 7800GT
    Just to bring closure to my issue...

    eVGA still just insists there is no temp sensor (even though MBM5 with the plugin sees one in WinXP Pro), and continues to ignore the W2K3 Server 32 bit driver question.

    It's not a big issue, it's just the factory driver CD doesn't install on W2K3 Server 32 bit.

    I wanted to use the Nvidia driver so I could get the GPU temp with MBM5 and the plugin but since that's not going to work and since the Win2K/XP driver might not be fully compatible, I'll just use the default Win2K3 Server 32 bit VGA driver.

    I'm giving up on eVGA's support.

    Thank You for the effort in helping me with this.
  6. MisterGeese

    MisterGeese Master Guru

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    Gainward GS-GTX 980TI
    HI Wolverine. I have modded the modded (lol) inf from guru3d (v87.08) included in the set because i want all cards listed and i saw they removed the 7900GX2 entry.

    SO i added 2 lines in the inf (1 with the "%" and 1 down for references).
    But now my card is only called "G71". I forgot something ?
    Thx for your reply.
  7. ngelsa

    ngelsa Guest

    I have a HP Media Center PC with Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2. I downloaded the drivers for XP Media Center Edition (81.98) but the setup cannot detect my card. Then I went to download the drivers for Win XP (84.21) and it detects my card and install. But things does not seem to change. So I wonder which section do I need to modify for the updates for WinXPMCE (81.98) to detect my card?

    I am new to video cards and still learning information about them, so I don't quite get the codes that you have posted. I will be very appreciated if you could help me with this.

    Thank you.
  8. ubermann

    ubermann Master Guru

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    8800GTS vmem+vgpu Mod
    For 2K3 you need to enable hardware acceleration and u should install the latest DirectX and enable that.
  9. Lucifer=AM=

    Lucifer=AM= Member

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    512MB WinFast PX7900GTX-TDH
    Classic control in 97.44

    Search for the following line in your inf

    HKLM,"Software\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\NvCplApi\Policies",ContextUIPol icy, %REG_DWORD%,2

    and below it add this:

    HKLM,"Software\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\NvCplApi\Policies",SedonaDisabl e, %REG_DWORD%,2

    Both ContextUIPolicy and SedonaDisable are full words, weird formatiing **** going on here.

    Save the inf, reinstall the driver and hey presto you have the choice to use either control panel. All tweaks with nvtweak including oc options then work.
  10. austin2359

    austin2359 New Member

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    I dual boot 98se and xp and I have a 7600gs that I recently bought. 98 doesn't recognize it, I'm stuck in 640 by 480 and 16 colors. I don't need the newest functionality, my old fx5200 was strong enough for 98, but I upgraded for my xp side of the dual boot.

    So, the newest 9x/me driver is 81.98. Can you help me have it recognize a 7600gs, as the .inf file you listed does not exist on this version. I don't need full funtionality, if it just matches the older cards in performance, that's good enough for legacy software.

    BTW, I know what dosbox is, for those who suggest I should dump 98, and no, it doesn't run all my old dos software.

    I was directed here from this thread:

    Edit: If this matters, my card is agp. I believe if you showed how to add geforce 7 compatibility you'd help a lot. And if you showed how to add pci-express compatibility and geforce 8800, that would be icing on the cake for any lurker who reads this thread and could be helped by it.

    What NVIDIA and ATI need to do is open source their drivers. Apparantly ATI is strongly considering it, but NVIDIA is not.
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2007

  11. aircool

    aircool Don Aircooleone Staff Member

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    Zotac GTX 560 Ti 448 Core
    not to put you down but the guy who made this thread is no longer a member

    make sure you have the latest version of the drivers for windows 98
  12. clokkevi

    clokkevi Master Guru

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    GeForce GTX 680
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2007
  13. clokkevi

    clokkevi Master Guru

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    GeForce GTX 680
    Oops, I did not notice that you needed a driver for Windows 98 before now..!

    Ok then, here is the last Win95/98/Me ForceWare driver, 81.98,
    modded so it will install with ALL cards from GeForce 2 up to - and including - GeForce 7:

    If you want to update your driver through Device Manager,
    the installation file is called NVAGP.INF (and not nv4_disp.inf as it's usually)

    But it will be easier to just uninstall the old driver
    stop and cancel the "New Hardware found" Wizard
    ignore the "Device not working properly"
    -and then just run the 81.98_forceware_win9x_english_for_all_cards_up_to_G7x.exe

    It will automatically extract its content to
    and then start the installation through the file
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2007
  14. clokkevi

    clokkevi Master Guru

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    GeForce GTX 680
    Here is a list of all the 146 cards which my customized Forceware 81.98 for Win95/98/Me driver will install on:

    DEV_0110 = "NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400"
    DEV_0111 = "NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 100/200"
    DEV_0113 = "NVIDIA Quadro2 MXR/EX"
    DEV_01A0 = "NVIDIA GeForce2 Integrated GPU"
    DEV_0170 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 460"
    DEV_0171 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440"
    DEV_0172 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420"
    DEV_0173 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440-SE"
    DEV_0178 = "NVIDIA Quadro4 550 XGL"
    DEV_017A = "NVIDIA Quadro NVS"
    DEV_0181 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X"
    DEV_0182 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440SE with AGP8X"
    DEV_0185 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 4000"
    DEV_0188 = "NVIDIA Quadro4 580 XGL"
    DEV_018A = "NVIDIA Quadro NVS with AGP8X"
    DEV_018B = "NVIDIA Quadro4 380 XGL"
    DEV_018C = "NVIDIA Quadro NVS 50 PCI"
    DEV_01F0 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU"
    DEV_0200 = "NVIDIA GeForce3"
    DEV_0201 = "NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 200"
    DEV_0202 = "NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 500"
    DEV_0203 = "NVIDIA Quadro DCC"
    DEV_0250 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4600"
    DEV_0251 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4400"
    DEV_0253 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200"
    DEV_0258 = "NVIDIA Quadro4 900 XGL"
    DEV_0259 = "NVIDIA Quadro4 750 XGL"
    DEV_025B = "NVIDIA Quadro4 700 XGL"
    DEV_0280 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4800"
    DEV_0281 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP8X"
    DEV_0282 = "NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4800 SE"
    DEV_0288 = "NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL"
    DEV_0289 = "NVIDIA Quadro4 780 XGL"
    DEV_0301 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5800 Ultra"
    DEV_0302 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5800"
    DEV_0308 = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 2000"
    DEV_0309 = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000"
    DEV_0311 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra"
    DEV_0312 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600"
    DEV_0314 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600XT"
    DEV_0321 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra"
    DEV_0322 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200"
    DEV_0323 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200LE"
    DEV_0326 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500"
    DEV_0327 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5100"
    DEV_032A = "NVIDIA Quadro NVS 55/280 PCI"
    DEV_032B = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 500/FX 600"
    DEV_0330 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 Ultra"
    DEV_0331 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900"
    DEV_0332 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900XT"
    DEV_0333 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5950 Ultra"
    DEV_0334 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900ZT"
    DEV_0338 = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000"
    DEV_033F = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 700"
    DEV_0341 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700 Ultra"
    DEV_0342 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700"
    DEV_0343 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700LE"
    DEV_0344 = "NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700VE"
    DEV_034E = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 1100"
    DEV_0040 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra"
    DEV_0041 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800"
    DEV_0042 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE"
    DEV_0043 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XE"
    DEV_0044 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT"
    DEV_0045 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT"
    DEV_0047 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS"
    DEV_0048 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT"
    DEV_004E = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000"
    DEV_00C0 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS"
    DEV_00C1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800"
    DEV_00C2 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE"
    DEV_00C3 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT"
    DEV_00CD = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450/4000 SDI"
    DEV_00CE = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400"
    DEV_0140 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT"
    DEV_0141 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6600"
    DEV_0142 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE"
    DEV_0143 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6600 VE"
    DEV_0145 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6610 XL"
    DEV_0147 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6700 XL"
    DEV_014A = "NVIDIA Quadro NVS 440"
    DEV_014D = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 550"
    DEV_014E = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 540"
    DEV_014F = "NVIDIA GeForce 6200"
    DEV_0160 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6500"
    DEV_0161 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6200 TurboCache(TM)"
    DEV_0162 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6200SE TurboCache(TM)"
    DEV_0163 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE"
    DEV_0165 = "NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285"
    DEV_016A = "NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS"
    DEV_0221 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6200"
    DEV_0222 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6200 A-LE"
    DEV_0090 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX"
    DEV_0091 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX "
    DEV_0092 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT"
    DEV_009D = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500"
    DEV_0290 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GTX"
    DEV_0291 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT/GTO"
    DEV_0292 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS"
    DEV_0293 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2"
    DEV_0294 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2 "
    DEV_0295 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT"
    DEV_029C = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500"
    DEV_029D = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500"
    DEV_029E = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500"
    DEV_029F = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2"
    DEV_01D1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE"
    DEV_01D3 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7300 SE"
    DEV_01DD = "NVIDIA GeForce 7500 LE"
    DEV_01DE = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 350"
    DEV_01DF = "NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS"
    DEV_0390 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7650 GS"
    DEV_0391 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT"
    DEV_0392 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS"
    DEV_0393 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT"
    DEV_0394 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7600 LE"
    DEV_0395 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT "
    DEV_039E = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 560"
    DEV_0211 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 "
    DEV_0212 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE "
    DEV_0215 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT "
    DEV_0218 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT "
    DEV_0240 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6150"
    DEV_0241 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE"
    DEV_0242 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6100"
    DEV_0245 = "NVIDIA Quadro NVS 210S / NVIDIA GeForce 6150LE"
    DEV_03D0 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 430"
    DEV_03D1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 405"
    DEV_03D2 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 400"
    DEV_03D5 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 420"
    DEV_00F1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT"
    DEV_00F2 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6600"
    DEV_00F3 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6200"
    DEV_00F4 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE"
    DEV_00F5 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS"
    DEV_00F6 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS "
    DEV_00F8 = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 3400/4400"
    DEV_00F9 = "NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Series GPU"
    DEV_00FA = "NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5750"
    DEV_00FB = "NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5900"
    DEV_00FC = "NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300"
    DEV_00FD = "NVIDIA Quadro PCI-E Series"
    DEV_00FE = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 1300"
    DEV_02E0 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT "
    DEV_02E1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS "
    DEV_02E2 = "NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT "
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2007
  15. Keffr3n

    Keffr3n New Member

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    GeForce 6100
    the link posted here for the 9x/me driver is broken. Do you have an alternate one?
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2007

  16. 98 Guy

    98 Guy Member

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    clokkevi - thanks for the win-98 mod'd driver. Question:

    I've got this off-brand PCI-Express video card (XFX on the box) GeForce 6200LE.

    OEM: Vender Pine Technology Ltd
    PnpID: VEN_10DE&DEV_0163&SUBSYS_215E1682&REV_A1
    OEM Device from Pine Technology Ltd

    This is a PCI-Express board that I've installed on an Asrock 775DUAL-VSTA motherboard (Via PT880 Pro/Ultra northbridge). I'm not 100% positive that the PCI-E bus slot is fully recognized by win-98, but assuming that it is - would the mod'd win-98 driver that you posted work on this PCI-E board?
  17. Keffr3n

    Keffr3n New Member

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    GeForce 6100
    Hey, 98 guy, the link above works for you? 'Cause I get a message saying the file is no longer available.
  18. 98 Guy

    98 Guy Member

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    The link works ok for me:

    It opens a page that asks you to type in a 3 letter code to access the file.

    Then it starts a countdown (45 seconds) and then gives you a "download now" button. Here is the resulting URL:

    If you try that, it should work, unless it's a timed URL.

    I use IE6 with Java 5.9 or 6.0. Maybe the site uses Java?
  19. Keffr3n

    Keffr3n New Member

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    GeForce 6100
  20. 98 Guy

    98 Guy Member

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    Whad he do?

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